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Bootleg: Murder, Moonshine, and the Lawless Years of Prohibition
For more than a decade starting in 1920, millions of regular Americans ignored the law of the land. Parents became bootleggers, kids smuggled illegal alcohol, and outlaws became celebrities. It wasn't supposed to be that way, of course. When Congress passed the Eighteenth Amendment, prohibiting the sale and manufacture of alcohol in the United States, supporters believed it would create a better, stronger nation.
Hillary Rodham Clinton: A Woman Living HistoryActive in politics from a young age, Hillary Clinton has maintained her commitment to public service while serving as First Lady of Arkansas and of the U.S, and as New York Senator and U.S. Secretary of State. Blumenthal presents an honest, well-rounded a
- Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults 2017
- ISBN: 9781250115119
Let Me Play: The Story of Title IX: The Law That Changed the Future of Girls in AmericaAlthough we take it for granted that girls play high school and college sports, this wasn't always the case. Who was responsible for the passage of Title IX, and at what cost? This fascinating chapter in the history of feminist equality is a story that should not be forgotten.
Steve Jobs: The Man Who Thought DifferentEqually reviled and revered--often by the same people--Steve Jobs, the man who operated from his own "reality distortion field," was an extraordinary "tweaker" who transcended the visionary to perfect the simple and transform the world as we know it.